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Northern Ont. campers wonder if summer 2020 will be 'the summer that never was' (3 Photos)

Northern Ont. campers wonder if summer 2020 will be 'the summer that never was' (3 Photos)

The West Loon Campers Ass'n is putting summer activity plans on hold.
OPP suspect arson in three North Bay-area cottage fires

OPP suspect arson in three North Bay-area cottage fires

'Our hearts are absolutely BROKEN over this'
Having a bad COVID-19 hair day? Let it grow while self-isolating, hairdressers advise

Having a bad COVID-19 hair day? Let it grow while self-isolating, hairdressers advise

Lydia Boulert advises people to make the best of a bad situation, experimenting within reason
Coronavirus blamed for recent rash of rat home invasions

Coronavirus blamed for recent rash of rat home invasions

Empty restaurant dumpsters and streets = aggressive rats prowling the Sault for food
Wallbridge extends suspension of exploration activity

Wallbridge extends suspension of exploration activity

Work in Ontario, Qu├ębec will remain on hold until May 4
Pandemic concerns give Northern food producers a boost

Pandemic concerns give Northern food producers a boost

Farmer collectives advocate buy-local approach to food security
Thunder Bay hospital opens dedicated COVID-19 unit

Thunder Bay hospital opens dedicated COVID-19 unit

Move intended to prevent spread of the virus within hospital
Can't wait to get your boat out? OPP has some advice

Can't wait to get your boat out? OPP has some advice

'Even strong swimmers are unable to cope with the cold water shock and lose muscle control very quickly'
Five more Lac des Iles Mine employees test positive for COVID-19

Five more Lac des Iles Mine employees test positive for COVID-19

Several other tests are pending at the mine, located 85 kilometres north of Thunder Bay; mine going on temporary care and maintenance mode on Monday.
Two adults and one youth in Ontario have died in off-road injuries this year

Two adults and one youth in Ontario have died in off-road injuries this year

'Alcohol consumption and lack of helmet use are leading contributing factors in off-road vehicle deaths every year'